On This Day

What Happened in June 1760

Historical Events

  • Jun 4 Great Upheaval: New England planters arrive to claim land in Nova Scotia, Canada taken from the Acadians
  • Jun 10 NY passes 1st effective law regulating practice of medicine
  • Jun 23 Battle of Landshut Silesia: Austria beats Prussia

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 5 Johan Gadolin, Finnish chemist (discovered yttrium), born in Turku, Finland (d. 1852)
  • Jun 14 Candido Jose Ruano, Spanish composer, born in El Viso, Spain (d. 1803)
  • Jun 26 Johan I Jozef, Monarch of Liechtenstein and fieldmarshal, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1836)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 12 Antoine Court, French minister and itinerant preacher in the Reformed church who restored Protestantism to France, dies at 69